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How Not to Talk to a Fat Person

This tactful treatise is David Leite’s attempt to school the rest of us on the right way to communicate with a fat person.

Intoxerated: The Definitive Drinker's Dictionary

Intoxerated And Other Ways To Say “Drunk”

Given that there are so many forms of drunkenness—some prettier than others—shouldn’t there be a unique way to describe each?

It's Raining, I'm Pouring

Nursery Rhymes For Parents

All your favorite nursery rhyme characters—all grown up, new to parenthood, and in desperate need of a stiff drink.

Monica Turkey Head

Thanksgiving Scenes

Thanksgiving has always been something of a mystery to me. I mean, as a Brit, I know the basics. I know it celebrates the Pilgrims sailing away from the motherland, only to name every town they founded after someplace British. I know about the turkey and the pumpkin pie, and I get the distinct impression […]

I Am Not a Nugget

A Day in the Life of a Vegan Grocery Cashier

More than just a spoof on vegans and stereotypes, this humorous essay begs a little self-questioning.

Football Cheese Ball Recipe

Football Cheese Ball

Going for a pigskin theme for your next have-folks-over-to-crowd-in-front-of-the-game-on-the-flat-screen party? You need these.

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Hibernating Mouse

Not a Creature Was Stirring

And all through the house, not a creature was stirring…but what about the abandoned grill out back? David investigates.

Eiffel Tower

That Paris Effect

David blogs his way through Paris, embracing wining, dining, and a magically slenderizing manner of thinking that just may offset all the foie gras, fromage, and frites.

Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Nonstick Grilling, “Reusable” Bamboo, Meat Safety

Savvy, simple, and (mostly) commensense advice on grilling without sticking, the meaning of “reusable disposable,” and safe barbecuing.

Maxwell Food Centre

Carrot Cake of the Singaporean Kind

While in Indonesia, David discovers–and darn near swoons over–a savory little something known to locals as…well, it’s a little misleading.

Never Cook Naked

Never Cook Naked: Host(ess) Gifts, New Mexican Chiles, Wax (?) Paper

Our cooking columnists answer your questions on gift etiquette, how to get your hands on hatch chiles, and paper properties.

Tools

My One and Only Spatula

Rick Casner muses on the magic of certain inanimate objects after falling–hard–for an everyday utensil.

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